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Emblemes d'amour illustrez d'une explication en prose fort facille pour entendre le sens moral de chaque embleme

about 1620?
Style of Otto van Veen (Flemish, 1556–1629), Engraver Unidentified artist, French, 17th century

Place of Publication: Paris?, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Praz, p. 525; Landwehr, Romanic emblem books, 754


Overall: 25.8 x 18.6 x 2 cm (10 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 47 engravings

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris?: about 1620?) Quarto; 47 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped black morocco binding with initials HS and L (Orrock & Son).

Emblematic illustrations featuring Amour (Cupid)

Paris?: about 1620?


Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878); Sir Schomburg-Henry Kerr, Marquess of Lothian; Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick, by whom given to MFA, December 11, 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick